This year's theme: Many Hearts, One Tribe
We invite you to join us at the best pagan mini-fest in the Midwest – Chrysalis Moon!
2015 Special Guest
Reverend Patrick McCollum
Venerable Reverend Patrick McCollum is an internationally recognized spiritual leader whose work toward human rights, social justice, and equality for all religions and spiritual traditions, transcends cultural, religious and political barriers. Rev. McCollum received the Mahatma Gandhi Award in 2010. He was also named as a World Inner Peace Ambassador by Thai Buddhists. Rev. McCollum served as an advisor for the United States Commission on Civil rights and serves as Development Director for the United Nations NGO, Children of the Earth. He serves as the Minority Faith Issues Chair, for the American Correctional Chaplains Association, and as Founder and Co-Chair of the National Correctional Chaplaincy Directors Association.
Rev. McCollum founded The Patrick McCollum Foundation, a non-profit organization promoting a sacred planetary vision that respects religious diversity and advances progress toward equality, human rights, equality for women, and world peace. In 2012, Ven. Rev. McCollum performed an opening blessing for 100 million attendees at the world’s largest spiritual gathering, the Maha Kumbh Mela, in Allahabad India. Ven. Rev. McCollum was recently recognized as a Saint in India and other countries and speaks worldwide on creating a new narrative for all humanity, one that everyone can live by.
2015 Musical Guest
PICTUS: From the Latin word meaning “painted.”
PICTUS: Primal, thundering war drums and creative percussion.
PICTUS: Powerful, soul-stirring bagpipes.
PICTUS: Visual and percussive Irish hard shoe and Highland dance.
PICTUS is music for the warrior-poet, the music of our ancestors, and will rouse the ancient spirit of the Celt within.
With nationally acclaimed, award winning bagpiper John Holland, the 23 years of drumming and stage experience of Brad “Oengus” Sprauer, and the 12 years of Irish dance performance of Lauren Berry, PICTUS is a unique, powerful show that’s not to be missed!
Lauren Berry (Eire): Drum, Percussion, Irish hard shoe
John ”Tallisyn” Holland (Alba): Highland bagpipes, Pennywhistle, Djembe, Drum
Brad “Oengus” Sprauer (Uerturio/Pictland): Drums, Percussion, Djembe, Voice